Pianist Seppo Kantonen composed a piece called ‘Bias’ for Jazz Happening 2022. It will be performed on by a multinational ensemble, put together by Kantonen.
Yazz Ahmed, who opens the Saturday afternoon concert at Pakkahuone, arrives in Finland straight from the Azores. Her new album Polyhymnia is named after the Greek Muse and dedicated to women – and first and foremost to the “courage, determination, and creativity of women”.
Drummer Reiska Laine has made it his mission in life to accompany and encourage other musicians: “An important part of my task as a musician is to boost and help the soloists to create their best possible performances – these musicians who will have their name in the headline of a magazine”.